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ripieno

[ ri-pyey-noh; Italian ree-pye-naw ]
/ rɪˈpyeɪ noʊ; Italian riˈpyɛ nɔ /
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noun, plural ri·pie·nos; Italian ri·pie·ni [ree-pye-nee]. /riˈpyɛ ni/.
adjective
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Origin of ripieno

1715–25; <Italian: full
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British Dictionary definitions for ripieno

ripieno
/ (rɪˈpjɛnəʊ, Italian riˈpjeːno) /

noun plural -ni (-niː) or -nos
(in baroque concertos and concerti grossi) the full orchestra, as opposed to the instrumental soloistsAlso called: concerto Compare concertino (def. 1)

Word Origin for ripieno

C18: from Italian: from ri- re- + pieno, from Latin plēnus full
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